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Wellness walk/run highlights healthier lifestyle

Opinion: Honorary chairmen were Warren Mayor Doug Franklin, McDonald Mayor Glenn Holmes and former Youngstown Mayor Jay Williams


How far do we still need to go after civil-rights act?

Opinion: While I was on vacation, I watched the first part of CNN’s “The Sixties” series, which dealt with


Kudos to fathers doing the right thing

Opinion: Fathers should show their children how to be accountable and responsible


Blacks urged to vote and help black children excel

Opinion: A proposed plan to provide positive role models for black children hasn't developed because of a lack of commitment from black professionals.


Columnist is cancer-free a year after surgery

Opinion: 2 of Ernie's friends say get prostate exams


Counselors emphasize the importance of marriage

Opinion: The abundant life God promised in the Scriptures includes a passionate, purposeful marriage, the counselors said


Youngstown native, local church doing good in neighborhood

Opinion: This column is dedicated to a Youngstown man who went from the basketball court for the South High


Black community: Let's rally behind McNally

Opinion: The new mayor, however, could still face a possible federal indictment.


Be accountable; end senseless killings

Opinion: Whenever I hear from our staff that there is a homicide in our area, I just hope and pray it is not


Don't forget to vote on Tuesday

Opinion: Sacrifices were made so blacks and women could enjoy a basic right guaranteed in the Constitution.


Seminar set to enhance the black community

Opinion: The institute’s services provide spiritual development and fulfill the mission to increase education, empowerment, and enlightenment of the community on the achievements and contributions of black Americans.


2 upcoming events worth noting

Opinion: There are a couple of events this month I want to highlight and in which I encourage your


Walk/run aims to raise awareness, improve health of black men in Valley

Opinion: It is time for black men in the Mahoning Valley to take a more-proactive approach to their health


Keep your children academically challenged over the summer

Opinion: A black author urged adults to take the children to libraries, museums, zoos and colleges this summer


Free prostate screening offered

Opinion: I want to thank all the people who sent me well-wishes after my May column about my bout with